Life Healthcare at a glance

We fulfill our purpose, our vision and our mission across South Africa and Botswana.

Our 48 acute hospitals are found in the Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, North West, Western Cape and Botswana.

Life Healthcare in numbers

  • 8 297 registered beds
  • 43 emergency units
  • 36 maternity units
  • 14 catheterisation laboratories
  • Seven dedicated acute rehabilitation units at Life Rehabilitation
  • Nine dedicated acute mental health facilities at Life Mental Health
  • 31 renal dialysis units offering 445 renal stations at Life Renal Dialysis
  • 8 diagnostic imaging facilities
  • Three Novalis Tx/Varian Trubeam radiotherapy units and one Ethos adaptive radiotherapy unit through Life Oncology (5 facilities)

Out-of-hospital services

  • Life Health Solutions supports 338 clinics and cares for 461 038 employees.
  • Life Nkanyisa is a fully owned subsidiary of the Life Healthcare Group with 9 facilities (3 118 beds). Two of these facilities are NGOs in partnership with the Department of Social Development.
  • Life Healthcare has seven learning centres across (nursing college) South Africa, in the Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Western Cape. One thousand students are trained in nursing and healthcare sciences every year.

International business

Our international business comprises the Group’s investment in:

  • Life Molecular Imaging, a research and development molecular imaging business of innovative PET tracers to reduce the burden of diseases through improved early detection.